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11.08 Ct. Turquoise from USA

Item ID: K3374
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Product Details
Item ID:
K3374
Dimensions (MM):
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Length: 17.35
Width: 12.02
Height: 9.06
Weight:
11.08 Ct.
Color:
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Turquoise
Color intensity:
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Medium
Clarity:
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Not Applicable
Shape:
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Oval
Cut:
Cabochon
Enhancements:
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No Enhancement
Origin:
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USA
Per carat price:
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$10
Product description

Turquoise is a captivating gemstone that has been popular for centuries, prized for its unique hue that ranges from powdery blue to greenish-blue. It is known for the intricate webbing or matrix patterns that often run through it, which are remnants of the rock in which it was formed. Turquoise's distinct color has made it a staple in jewelry collections and a favorite among artisans for creating eye-catching pieces.
The beauty of turquoise is that its allure doesn't rely on transparency or the play of light as in other gemstones, such as diamonds or rubies. Instead, its opaqueness and earthy tones resonate with a different kind of sophistication and rustic charm. Turquoise is most often cut in a cabochon style, which showcases its smooth, rounded surface and maximizes the display of its unique color and matrix patterns. The 11.08-carat oval-shaped piece described is a sizeable specimen, offering a substantial canvas for elaborate jewelry designs.
This particular turquoise, originating from the USA, likely comes from renowned mines in the Southwestern states, known for producing high-quality stones. Its dimensions of 17.35 x 12.02 x 9.06 mm make it an admirable centerpiece for a variety of ornamentations. The quality of the stone is underscored by its excellent polish, which would contribute to the overall luster of the gem when set into jewelry.
Now, envision a pair of earrings featuring these exquisite turquoise stones as their focal point. The earrings are designed with a vintage artisanal approach, as the turquoise is encased in a delicate filigree setting of 18K gold that hugs the stone's curves. The gold would be artfully worked to mimic the natural matrix in the turquoise, while tiny beads of gold, a technique known as granulation, are meticulously added around the edges to enhance the intricate design.
Elementary diamonds or smaller semi-precious stones such as coral or lapis lazuli could be integrated into the design, adding a contrasting sparkle or a touch of complementary color. The earrings might be further adorned with fine gold scrollwork—tiny gold wires twisted and turned to create elegant patterns, which evoke a sense of antiquity and craftsmanship passed down through generations.
The aesthetic appeal of these earrings would be a blend of timeless elegance and bold artistry, suitable for formal occasions or as statement pieces in a high-end jewelry collection. The turquoise, with its rich color and substantial size, would be the star of the show, with the gold settings providing a warm and luxurious backdrop. These earrings would not only captivate onlookers with their stunning visual appeal but also with the intricate handcrafted details that signify attentive craftsmanship and luxurious materials.

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Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
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Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
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